2012 – Seventh-day Adventist World Church Statistics

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Seventh-day Adventist World Church Statistics 2012

CHURCHES, COMPANIES, MEMBERSHIP

Churches, December 31, 2012 – 74,299(as of June 30, 2013 – 75,184)
Companies, December 31, 2012 – 67,669(as of June 30, 2013 – 68,153)
Church Membership, December 31, 2012 – 17,881,491(as of June 30, 2013 17,994,120)
Total Accessions, December 31, 20121,114,574
Baptisms1,082,654
Professions of Faith31,920
Ordained Ministers, Active18,182
Total Active Employees255,982

MISSION TO THE WORLD

Countries and Areas of the World as Recognized by the United Nations238
Countries and Areas of the World in Which Seventh-day Adventist Work is Established216
Languages Used in Seventh-day Adventist Publications and Oral Work914
Divisions13
Union Conferences52
Union Missions59
Union of Churches Conferences9
Union of Churches Missions4
Local Conferences329
Local Missions272

EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM

Total Schools – 7,842

Tertiary Institutions113
Worker Training Institutions46
Secondary Schools1,969
Primary Schools5,714

Total Enrollment – 1,814,591

Tertiary Institutions136,711
Worker Training Institutions7,454
Secondary Schools522,596
Primary Schools1,147,830

(Note—Guam-Micronesia Mission schools were not reported in 2012)

FOOD INDUSTRIES – 21

HEALTHCARE MINISTRY

Hospitals and Sanitariums175
Nursing Homes and Retirement Centers136
Clinics and Dispensaries269 (Guam-Micronesia Mission clinics were not reported in 2012)
Orphanages and Children’s Homes34
Airplanes and Medical Launches10
Outpatient Visits17,251,217 (Note—Incomplete reporting of healthcare institutions’ statistics in some divisions)

MEDIA CENTERS – 14

PUBLISHING WORK

Publishing Houses and Branches63
Literature Evangelists, Credentialed and Licensed5,315
Languages Used in Publications365

CONTRIBUTIONS IN US DOLLARS

Tithe$2,314,826,002
Tithe Per Capita$134.72
Sabbath School Mission Offerings$73,275,709
Ingathering$9,189,884
Total Tithe and Offerings$3,276,600,259
Total Tithe and Offerings Per Capita$190.69

ADVENTIST DEVELOPMENT AND RELIEF AGENCY INTERNATIONAL (ADRA)

Countries and Areas of the World Where ADRA is Present* more than120
Total Projects Funded*1,294
Beneficiaries of Projects*12,536,522
Total Value of Aid*$246,088,214

( * Supporting and Implementing)